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Seawise Giant  - ( Biggest Ship Ever, After Reconstruction )

See her also as : Jahre Viking - ( Biggest Ship Ever, After Reconstruction )
See also : The air attack on the Seawise Giant
See also "Jahre Viking" at Keppel Shipyard, Singapore

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"Seawise Giant", on sea trails, before se was lengthened.
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"Seawise Giant", on sea trails, before se was lengthened.
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"Seawise Giant", here being lengthened at the Sumitomo shipyard.
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"Seawise Giant" on sea trials after she was lengthened.
( Photo thanks to Toby Young )
The world largest ship, the 564,763 dwt Norwegian tanker Jahre Viking to be converted to FSO - DN.

The Norwegian business Dagens Næringsliv paper reports First Olsen Tankers has written a letter of intent
with Maersk Oil Qatar with regard to using the 564,763 dwt Norwegian 1979 built ULCC Jahre Viking as a FSO.
The contract is for three years with an option for Maersk Oil for further two years.
The contract period is expected to start Juni/Juli 2004.
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"Seawise Giant" on sea trials after she was lengthened.
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Photo in a newspaper when the "Seawise Giant" was cut in two, for lengthening.
( Thanks to Jullian Lelliott )

Name: Knock Nevis
IMO No: 7381154
Ex: Jahre Viking-2004; Happy Giant-1991 Seawise Giant-1989, see also below
Built: 12/1976
Type: Tanker
Status: In service as FSO-2010, sold for breaking at Alalng, arrived January 2010, as "Mount".
SubType: Crude
Flag: Norway (NIS)
DWT: 564,761 ( After reconstructing )
Draft: 24.61
Builder: Sumitomo H.I. (1016)
GT: 236,710
LOA: 458.45
Owner: First Olsen Tankers Pte. Ltd.
NT: 214,793
Beam: 68.86
Speed/Cons: 13.00/-
Class: NV
Depth: 29.80
Engine Type: Sumitomo Stal-Laval AP steam turbines, 50.000 PS, 37300 kW by 85 RPM
Cubic: 658,362

Additional Information:
Ship Report for "OPPAMA"
IDNo:
7381154
Year:
1976
Name:
OPPAMA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
04.09.1975
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
03.2976

Tons:
189110
Link:
-
DWT:
418610
Yard No:
1016
Length overall:
376.7
Ship Design:
LPP:
358.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
68.9
Builder:
Sumitomo
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Oppama
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Owner as Completed: Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc - LI

Subsequent History:
[ Laid down for Greek owners, who refused delivery, caused by steamturbines vibrations,
launched unnamed & laid up on completion, she was first shown in Loyds Registers
as PORTHOS, then OPPAMA. Sold and commissioned 12/1979 ]
1979 - SEAWISE GIANT
1980 - Lengthened to 458.5/440.0m : 238557grt : 564739dwt : carried out by Nippon Kokan, Tsu shipyard
14/05/1988 bombed by Iraqi aircraft at Hormuz Terminal (3 dead) & declared CTL.
Sold as a hulk
1989 - HAPPY GIANT (Norman Intnl A/S - NO)
1991 - rebuilt as a tanker : 260851grt
1991 - JAHRE VIKING (K/S Jahre Viking - NO)
2004 KNOCK NEVIS, FSO, (First Olsen Tankers- NO)
2010 MONT, for breaking up at Gujaratís Alang-Sosiya shipyard, India

Disposal Data:
January 2010 arrived at Gujaratís Alang-Sosiya shipyard, India, for demolision.

History:
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7381154
7381154
1976
PORTHOS
189110
1975
Ordered by Greek owner, cancelled
7381154
7381154
1976
OPPAMA
189110
1976
Sumitomo H.I. Yard, for own account
7381154
7381154
1976
SEAWISE GIANT
238557
1979
Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc.
7381154
7381154
1976
HAPPY GIANT
238557
1989
Norman Intnl A/S
7381154
7381154
1976
JAHRE VIKING
260851
1991
K/S Jahre Viking
7381154
7381154
1976
KNOCK NEVIS
260851
2004
First Olsen Tankers
7381154
7381154
1976
MONT
260851
2010
????